|Seals & Crofts (Episode 2 of 33)|
James "Jimmy" Seals, guitar and violin, and Darrell "Dash" Crofts, electric mandolin and electric piano, perform down-home songs, ballads and some country fiddle tunes at WBAI's Free Music Store on November 14, 1971. Bobby Lichtig accompanies them on bass. Songs include Freaks fret, Irish linen, Earth, Eighth of January, Devil's dream, a Tuvan singing demonstration of Bonaparte's retreat, Tin town, Birthday of my thoughts, Cotton mouth, Ridin' thumb, Wisdom, Springfield mill, High on the mountai...
Keywords: Seals & Crofts; Folk-rock music; Seals; James; 1941-; Crofts; Dash
Downloads: 121 (1 review)
|Elaine Comparone, Daniel Waitzman, and Henry Schuman (Episode 12 of 33, Part 2 of 2)|
Elaine Comparone, harpsichord, performs with Daniel Waitzman, recorders and transverse flute, and Henry Schuman, oboe, at WBAI's Free Music Store on November 11, 1971. Part 2 of this recording features Comparone playing a harpsichord sonata by Domenico Scarlatti and Trio sonata in C major by J.S. Bach, arranged for harpsichord and recorder. The encore is a repeat of the last movement from the Bach sonata...
Keywords: MUSIC; Schuman; Henry (Oboist); Comparone; Elaine; Waitzman; Daniel
Downloads: 45 (1 review)
|Elaine Comparone, Daniel Waitzman, and Henry Schuman (Episode 12 of 33, Part 1 of 2)|
Elaine Comparone, harpsichord, performs with Daniel Waitzman, recorders and transverse flute, and Henry Schuman, oboe, at WBAI's Free Music Store on November 11, 1971. The trio performs Sonata in G minor for flute and harpsichord, BWV 1020 by C.P.E. Bach, Sonata no. 1 in A minor by C.P.E. Bach, Sonata for recorder and continuo by Georg Philip Telemann. Barbara Oka announces intermission. The ensemble then plays Trio sonata in C minor by Johann Joachim Quantz, Sonata brillante for solo recorder b...
Keywords: MUSIC; Schuman; Henry (Oboist); Comparone; Elaine; Waitzman; Daniel
Downloads: 39 (1 review)
|Martin Luther King at Santa Rita 1968 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Martin Luther King at Santa Rita / produced by Colin Edwards. Description: King's speech at a demonstration supporting anti-war activitists imprisoned at the Santa Rita rehabilitation center. MARTIN LUTHER KING AT SANTA RITA produced by Colin Edwards. RECORDED: Santa Rita, California, 14 Jan. 1968. BROADCAST: KPFA, 15 Jan. 1968. (23 min.)BB1460 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: king; demonstration; activist; vietnam; pacifica
Downloads: 1,721 (1 review)
|Jane Fonda on Vietnam|
Jane Fonda speaks at the University of California in Berkeley on January 29, 1973. She gives an anti-war speech at a rally for Pat Chenoweth, a soldier facing charges of mutiny in Vietnam. The tape is courtesy of the Chenoweth Defense Committee. She speaks about the Mekong Delta, Nixon's role, and the resilience and strength of the Vietnamese. Fonda reads a few excerpts from one of the chief negotiators of the Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam in Paris which talks about the n...
Downloads: 360 (3 reviews)
|Discovering being gay / produced by Ronald Gold.|
Cathy White, Bernadette Smith, Richard Persky, members of Gay Youth in NYC, discuss their experiences as gay and lesbian youths. Among the topics discussed are the effect of homophobia on LGBT youth; societal expectations of masculinity/femininity and homosexuality; the choice of being gay; relationships between homosexuals and heterosexuals; gay bars; and racism. Ronald Gold moderates.
Keywords: Gold, Ronald; Youth -- Attitudes; Teenagers -- Sexuality; Gay teenagers; Gays -- Sexuality
Downloads: 88 (1 review)
|Bill of Rights Radio Education Project: The Second Amendment - Interpretations and Misinte - Pacifica Radio Archives|
ARCHIVE NUMBER: PZ0047.01 Guns, Weapons: The Right to Bear Arms. Ten of thousands of people are killed every year in the United States by guns. Hundreds of thousands are wounded. Countless others are threatened by them. Are all these deaths and injuries the price we must pay to preserve our constitutional right to bear arms? Or does the Second Amendment only guarantee that right to a specifically organized militia? Produced by David Selvin...
Keywords: Second Amendment; gun control; right to bear arms; bill of rights radio education project
Downloads: 344 (1 review)
|Meg Christian performs at the Women's Music Festival|
Meg Christian performs at the Women's Music Festival just after the release of her album Turning it over, on Olivia Records.
Downloads: 232 (1 review)
|Video games / produced by Marc Cooper and Tony Cavin.|
Tony Cavin and Marc Cooper interview video game players at the Castle Park video arcade in Sherman Oaks, CA. Among the video games discussed are Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, and Dig Dug. The hosts explain the differences between home games and games played in the arcade, as well as the controversy over violent and sexual video games like Custer's Last Stand and War Command. Interview with a Boeing Corporation representative who explains how they use video games to sell combat helicopters...
Downloads: 42 (1 review)
|A conversation with music / JoAnn Falletta (part 1 of 2)|
KPFK's Jude McGee presents a two-hour special for International Women's Day on women composers in classical music with in-studio guest JoAnn Falletta, conductor of the Women's Philharmonic. Falletta talks about the great women composers from the baroque period through to contemporary times and her work with the National Women Composers Resource Center. The Women's Philharmonic plays Ellen Zwilich's "Concerto grosso 1985", Marianna Martines' "Sinfonia in C", Camilla de Rossi's "Il sacrificio del ...
Downloads: 50 (1 review)
|Say It LOUD: New Songs For Peace - Pacifica Radio Archives and The Polemic Consortium|
Pacifica Radio Archives and The Polemic Consortium presents "Say It LOUD: New Songs For Peace." The Polemic Consortium is Mark Torres, Gomez, Bulldog Music composed by Gomez and Bulldog Mixed and produced by Mark Torres 01. Ed Asner 02. I Want All of My Daughters to be Like Maxine Waters - Maxine Waters (D-CA), Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) 03. Damn Some Money - Muhammad Ali 04. Bin Bush - Michael Moore 05...
Keywords: Ed Asner; Maxine Waters; Dennis Kucinich; Muhammad Ali; Michael Moore; Gore Vidal; Tariq Ali; Angela Davis; Fannie Lou Hamer; Thich Nhat Hanh; Greg Palast; Lily Tomlin; Huey Newton; Dr. Helen Caldicott; Che Guevara; John Coltrane; Wounded Knee; George Jackson; Mumia Abu-Jamal; Malcolm X; James Baldwin; Adriene Rich; Langston Hughes; H. Rap Brown; Elijah Muhammad; Bayard Rustin; Rosa Parks; Paul Robeson; Jean-Bertrand Aristide; Cesar Chavez; Dolores Huerta; United Farm Workers; Voice from the Chicano Moratorium
Downloads: 4,091 (1 review)
|Don Juan the Sorcerer - Carlos Castaneda interviewed by Theodore Roszak - Pacifica Radio Archives|
DON JUAN THE SORCERER - Carlos Castaneda interviewed by Theodore Roszak. Author of "The Teachings of Don Juan" discusses his experiences with hallucinogenic substances used under the guidance of his Yaqui Indian teacher, don Juan Matus. BROADCAST: KPFA, 30 Jan. 1969.(37 min.) BB2038 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: castaneda; hallucinogen; mushrooms; peyote; roszak; matus; pacifica
Downloads: 4,420 (1 review)
|Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Author Alice B. Toklas reads from her autobiography; includes her "Recipe for Hashish Fudge". Recorded: from a Campus recording. 1963 BB1178 Pacifica
Keywords: toklas; hashish; pacifica; stein; fudge; pot
Downloads: 1,465 (1 review)
|BB1324 News report on the Tet offensive. - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Dale Minor from Vietnam. Recorded by WBAI reporters in Vietnam, 1968. Description: News report on the Tet offensive. BB1324.
Keywords: pacifica; revolution; ecology; war; tet; vietnam
Downloads: 1,127 (1 review)
|DAME EDITH EVANS interviewed by Bob Sitton 1968 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
DAME EDITH EVANS interviewed by Bob Sitton. SERIES: The Movies no. 3 - Dame Edith Evans discusses her film, "The Whisperers". RECORDED: 25 Sept. 1967. BROADCAST: WBAI, 3 June 1968.(28 min.) BB3821.03 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: sitton; film; evans; whisperer; pacifica
Downloads: 305 (1 review)
|Claire Clouzot discusses FACES - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Seymour Cassell discusses John Cassavetes and his film "Faces" with Claire Clouzot. 1968. BB5151 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: film; cassavetes; clouzot; pacifica; rowlands; faces; independent; director
Downloads: 510 (1 review)
|The legacy of integration|
Over the past 40 years, the United States has promoted racial integration as the solution to many problems raised by inequalities. Yet, an increasing number of African American activists and intellectuals are concluding that integration is an idea whose time has passed. Some of the racist right are pleased to hear this. Salim Muwakkil, senior editor for "In These Times" has written, 'Does that mean that the ideal of an integrated society has been discredited?' Other guests include Todd Gitlin, p...
Program that explores moments in the lives of the members of Blackhearts, a gay African-American collective based in NYC. Poet Michael Jared Alexander Mintz[sp?] hosts. Contains performances by and interviews with jazz flautist Fred Carl, poet and author Cary Alan Johnson, and poet Arthur Wilson. Carl talks about performing love songs for another man and his desire to see more out gay black musicians...
|Grant Track 11 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Keywords: Track 11
|The spiritual and political significance of Chanukah|
Arthur Waskow, Director of Shalom Jewish Peace Center in Philadelphia, talks with Joel Gamon about Chanukah as both a religious and a political event. He traces the history of Chanukah, from the 100 BC Maccabee's liberation of the Holy Temple from Syrian and Solukian Empires. Chanukah emerged from those events at the darkest time of the year. It means a re-dedication of the desecrated temple, and 8 days of light during the darkest part of winter...
|Local lesbian musicians (Part 3 of 3)|
Unsigned lesbian musicians perform their original material with host Lori Medigovich. Artists and their songs include Sophia "Carrying the load," Kelly Conway "Don't be gone too long," Jennifer James "The silence of forbidden," Marcia Lost "I feel like flying," Jessie X "Obstinance," Madelyn "Stay," and Julie Dagel "We're gonna win the cup."
|The car top rally.|
Edited actuality of student protests against new campus rules at University of California, Berkeley. Demonstrators await outcome of negotiations between Savio and other student leaders, Berkeley Chancellor Strong, and University President Clark Kerr. They prepare for possible confrontation with police. Among the events captured in this recording are discussions of strategies for passive resistance; demonstrators singing various Civil Rights Movement songs including "We Shall Overcome", "Freedom'...
|Palestinian and Jewish women in dialogue: women speak out against occupation (Part 1 of 2)|
Highlights from the Southern California Palestinian and Jewish Women in Dialogue conference, Women Speak Out Against Occupation, held February 21, 1988 in Los Angeles. Produced by Lucia Chappelle.
|AIDS: paths to self-empowerment and living special (part 1)|
Bob Lederer reports on an ACT/UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) protest at a "Quack-Busters" conference in Kansas City, Missouri. The protest intended to counter the widespread suppression of homeopathic and alternative treatments by the Food and Drug Administration. Carola Burroughs, a member of ACT/UP NY, speaks on the history of this suppression and the rise of the American Medical Association...
|Sweet Honey in the Rock live|
Sweet Honey in the Rock perform "Dream Variations and Dream Deferred", "This Little Light of Mine", "We Shall Overcome", "More Than a Paycheck", "Seven Principles", "Amazing Grace", and other songs. Audio levels fluctuate throughout recording. A benediction is performed at the end of the recording while Sweet Honey in the Rock leads the audience in "We Shall Overcome."NOTE: This recording is not available for streaming at this time...
|Pacifica collage / produced by Terry Hodel.|
A collage of highlights and historical moments from Pacifica's radio programming, demonstrating the difference between public and commercial radio, and promoting the need to support a free speech alternative. Broadcast on KPFK.
|Inquest at Christiana / written and directed by Jonathan Ned Katz (Part 2 of 2)|
Performance of Katz's documentary play about the resistance of fugitive slaves in Christiana, Pennsylvania on September 11, 1851. Broadcast on WBAI, May 16, 1968.
|Exploring the arts in the Bay Area: the art scene|
Laura Malamut moderates a discussion between Knute Stiles, Joe Costello, Henry Sultan, Mark Green and Robert Johnson about the art scene in the Bay Area. They talk about psychedelia as a condition of Bay Area art, the concept of participation, bohemian artists and the police, and whether or not San Francisco is conducive to artists. Produced by students from San Francisco State College.
|The New York music company (Episode 23 of 33, Part 2 of 2)|
Performance of 20th century vocal, electronic and chamber music at WBAI's Free Music Store on April 14, 1972. Part 2 of this recording features three short Hungarian dances by composer Ferenc Farkas (1915-2000), performed by the Halas Woodwind Quintet; a song by Itsuro Shimoda, Japanese folk singer; and Randy Madison introduces Inferno, a fourteen-piece rock band, who perform their titular song, Time is laughing, and Love, the rhythm of the world...
Keywords: Electronic music; Woodwind quintets; Choral singing; The New York Music Company
|The car top rally.|
Actuality of student protest against new campus rules at University of California, Berkeley. Contains excerpts from the days events. Following are excerpts from the days events. Fraternity brothers arrive and surround the demonstrators. Fire engines come and demonstrators fear the use of high pressure hoses being used. Mario Savio argues with the fraternity group. Dusty Miller leads students in "We Shall Overcome"...
|Grant Track 9 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Grant Track 9
Keywords: Grant Track 9
|La Marcha en Washington|
Pacifica Radio's special report on the Latino/Latina March for Civil and Human Rights, held last Saturday in Washington, D.C. With hosts Santiago Nieves, Juan Gonzalez and Patricia Gonzalez.
|Noon rally at Sproul Hall after Greek Theater meeting|
Philosophy Professor Joseph Tussman addresses the crowd about the faculty's decision to suspend classes and their decision to create a chairman's proposal. He ends by saying, "I want to express directly my high appreciation for the moral quality and integrity of students who have been involved in this whole controversy." Following, Morris W. Hirsch from the Department of Mathematics, reads the resolution which was approved unanimously at a meeting of approximately 200 faculty members on December...
|Grant Track 2 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Keywords: Track 2
|The Trojan horse, part 2 (Episode 14 of 14, Part 2 of 2)|
The second part of a dramatic reading of the novel The Trojan horse (1937) by American journalist, essayist and author Christopher Morley (1890-1957). In this tragicomic retelling of the Troilus and Cressida legend, published in 1937, the 99.5 Radio Theatre tells a story that transcends time, casually mixing periods to make a Troy as relevant to the 1960s audience as Saigon. Part 2 tells of the Greeks� mysterious offer to exchange the captured Captain Antenor for Cressida; of Cressida�s rece...
Keywords: Morley; Christopher; 1890-1957; Fiction radio programs; Mythology; Greek
|Bill Vanaver (Episode 13 of 33, Part 2 of 2)|
Bill Vanaver in concert at WBAI's Free Music Store on January 19, 1972, featuring folk and exotic songs performed on the tambura, the lazlyra[sp?], the Bulgarian fiddle and the Macedonian guitar. Part 2 of the evening starts with Vanaver on guitar accompanied by audience foot-stomping; on guitar, Which side are you on, The money crop (by Malvina Reynolds); a Macedonian folk melody played on a Bulgarian lyra; on the Greek laouto, a traditional Cretan sousta and 1940 (by Giannis Markopoulos); a go...
Keywords: MUSIC; Bill Vanaver; Folk music--Europe; Eastern
|Kris Welch and Chuy Varela interview Bobbie McFerrin|
Kris Welch and Chuy Varela interview Bobbie McFerrin, an African-American singer, songwriter, and conductor, for KPFA Morning Show. They talk about his new release, "Circlesongs" circa 1998.
|The car top rally.|
The recording consists of actuality of student protests against new campus rules at University of California, Berkeley. A speech is delivered regarding the administration suspending students who participate in the demonstration, and the need for students to stick together. Dick Norman invites opposition speakers. A speech is given on the complexity of the issues that the students are proposing regarding questions of ownership and money...
|Pacifica reports on the Poor People's March - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Article: Poor people's march / produced by Ellen Kohn. Recorded: Washington, D.C. Description: Report on the march and demonstration in Washington, D.C. (40 min). BB1724 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: march; washington; king; poor; demonstration; pacifica
|The New York music company (Episode 23 of 33, Part 1 of 2)|
Performance of 20th century vocal, electronic and chamber music at WBAI's Free Music Store on April 14, 1972. WBAI's Barbara Oka introduces the program. Part 1 of this recording begins with electronic music by Venezuelan composer Alfredo del Monaco. The American Vocal Quintet, consisting of Marshall Thomas, baritone, Yoshi Ito, soprano, Joyce Gerber, alto, Sidney Johnson, tenor, and Kenneth Bell, bass, perform About the maypole by Thomas Morley; Madonna, non so dir tante parole by Philippe Verde...
Keywords: Electronic music; Woodwind quintets; Choral singing; The New York Music Company
|Of resistance, disobedience, and objection: a Christmas celebration|
A tribute to and celebration of great American men and women, known and unknown, who dared and suffered to speak truth to power. The long and ongoing struggle to put an end to war and the causes of war, and to imagine a better world, is celebrated in story and song, poetry and reminiscence, montage and collage - weighted in the present but rooted in and drawing from the fibers of an American tradition...
|Patricia Nell Warren interviewed by Josy Catoggio|
Patricia Nell Warren, novelist & author of "The Front Runner," "Fancy Dancer," "One is the Sun," and "Harlan's Race" is interviewed by Josy Catoggio of Feminist Magazine on her books, her life & the Eagles school program for gay youth.
|Grant Track 4 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Keywords: Track 4
|Race and the grand jury|
Examination of the Berkeley City Council's proposed resolution by Councilman Ron Dellums calling for the release of Huey P. Newton. The motion calls for the release of Huey P. Newton from jail in Oakland, CA, on the grounds that this indictment by the Grand Jury was unconstitutional because the Grand Jury was selected by a racist process. Produced by Colin Edwards.
|University Students for Law and Order press conference|
University Students for Law and Order (USLO), and anti-Free Speech Movement group established two days prior, give a press conference, explaining who they are and reading their petition that states, "We, the undersigned responsible students of the University of California, interested primarily in obtaining an education, consider the disruptive tactics of the FSM to be totally unwarranted for the attainment of their original goals...
|The car top rally|
Recording includes actuality of student protest against the new campus rules at the University of California, Berkeley. Jackie Goldberg speaks on the position of the University. Dick Roman talks about how he joined the demonstration. B. Turner speaks of the "table" incident and Mario Savio gives his speech. Jack Weinberg is arrested and the crowd reacts. Don Hackett presents a conservative view and Art Goldberg about table incident...
|June Jordan: Affirmative Acts / A celebration of the writing, teaching, and activism of June Jordan (Part 1 of 2)|
June Jordan: Affirmative Acts. A Celebration of the Writing, Teaching, and Activism of June Jordan (1936-2002) recorded in Berkeley, California. A celebration in honor of the publication of Jordan's twenty-fifth book "Affirmative Acts" and her career. Speakers on this recording (Part 1 of 2) include: Trinh T. Minh-ha, Junichi Semitsu, Bernice Johnson Reagon, tributes by E. Ethelbert Miller and Julia Alvarez read, C...
|Report from Berkeley (1966): narrated and produced by Scott Keech (Part 2 of 3)|
Report and actuality of the student strike and Free Speech Movement at University of California, Berkeley. An explanation is given by the administration for calling the police on the sit-in. The reason the police were called was because the protest was being led by non-students, the bookstore was not able to function, amnesty was offered to students but was refused, and no evidence was given that they were planning on leaving...
|"Doonesbury" cast interview (part 1 of 3)|
Bob Fass interviews members of the cast of the musical Doonesbury. Director Jacques Levy and actors Laura Dean and Keith Szarabajka are in the studio; actors Albert Macklin and Gary Beach phone into the show. Recording also includes selections from the musical. The cast discuss how they each came to be involved in the production of the musical and the difficulties in adapting the long-running cartoon strip to the Broadway stage...
|Sproul Hall sit-in|
Josiah Beeman, State President of the California Young Democrats and legislative assistant to Congressman Phil Burton, addresses the rally. He expresses support of campus Young Democrat clubs across the state for FSM. Clark Kerr addresses the crown regarding the faculty's response. William Stanton, assemblyman of the 25th Assembly District [Santa Clara County] addresses the rally in Sproul Plaza. He speaks of his academic connection to University of California, Berkeley (UCB) and his attendance ...